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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.